The Delicate Rose

by Beautiful Chaos   Sep 1, 2008


Oh what powers does it hold,
In it's petals soft and bold,
The rose, it's beauty, unconfined,
Branching out to bloom in mind.

Subtle heartbeats, blushing cheeks,
Pounding rhythms, nothing speaks,
Just the softness of the flower,
Mortal life, undying power.

Love and friendship, grief and pain,
Everything in our domain,
Summed up with a little seed,
That blooms to fill our silent need.

Graceful beauty, thorns of wrath,
Everything upon love's path,
Found inside a single bloom,
The sweetest smell of life's perfume.

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  • 1 year ago

    by Alec

    I love how you broke down and described each part of the rose, and compared it to either life or love. Great job.

  • 3 years ago

    by Karla Smoot

    This poem is beautiful!! Loved it and the imagery it presented. A brilliant job!! Great work!!

    Karla~ 5/5

  • 4 years ago

    by Nicola

    Speechless!

  • 6 years ago

    by FirelightHorse

    That is just amazing! I was completely captured by your vivid images and feelings. Great work!!
    5/5

  • 6 years ago

    by Michael

    I love this poem. i like it how you have described the rose. the flow is brilliant and you are an amazing poet

    well done 5/5

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